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Patch's Poll: Most Popular Cat Names Of 2011

Take our poll and post a photo of your cat!

According to Veterinary Pet Insurance Co (VPI) and Petfinder.com, a roundup of the most popular pet names in 2011 saw a new top name for cats, although the trend to use traditionally human names continues.

The top 5 cat names in 2011 were Bella (new winner), Max, Chloe, Oliver and Lucy. Rounding out the top 10 were Shadow, Smokey, Tiger, Charlie and Tigger.

So while , there are still lots of traditional "animal" names in the cat world.

Take our poll, add your cat's name in the comments if it did not make the list, and most importantly, post a photo of that kitty!

Donna Baker January 13, 2012 at 03:13 AM
Spot & Scully love Jen Havens!
MJ January 13, 2012 at 05:26 PM
Current cats names are Lincoln (after character on Prison Break) and Fabio (after a contestant on Top Chef). When we rescued Fabio his name was Candy and I wanted to call him Kit Kat but I got out voted. Former cats were Abercrombie(Abby for short) Luna Scout, Milo, smokey joe (came pre named) and Fiona.
Mary Wathen January 13, 2012 at 06:11 PM
My cat's name is Chloe. She is a rescue. She litterly picked me as I walked past her cage she stuck her paw out and grabbed my blouse. It took me a minute to get her little claws unstuck from my blouse and when we locked eyes, I knew she would go home with me. That was 8 years ago! Chloe and Tess the dog are best friends and the three of us are family!
Dr. Swanson January 13, 2012 at 08:19 PM
Our remaining "fur-baby" is a rescue kitty (approximately 19 years-old). She's a silver shaded persian with catitude and her name is Mogul because she looks like a mogul that you come across while skiing. :-)
Gayle M. Montgomery February 07, 2012 at 08:13 PM
Late to the party, but sounding in on family cats. My daughter's two Siamese are Captain Jack and Sweeney Todd. They were preceded by Purr-Purr and Buckwheat (Bucky for short). My son lost two cats this year in Rancho to coyotes (RIP Elbow and Deebo). They were replaced by Ralph and McLovin'.

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